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Rig Bragging room

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Insighted02, Aug 29, 2002.

  1. I always am interested in what other bass players are running so I thought I'd put this post.

    Just tell me about what you run (rigs only please),

    and tell me how it's been working for you.

    Give a tiny bit of background (if you want) about your style and the bass you use with it. I really am only interested in the amp and cabs though.


  2. narud

    narud Supporting Member

    Mar 15, 2001
    santa maria,california
    posted it before but ill post the pic again.

    eden wt800 into an epifani 410

    its a great solid, clean, loud rig. ive never had any headroom issues running the wt800 bridge mono into a 410 cab.
  3. LarryJ

    LarryJ banned

    Dec 12, 1999
    Encino, CA (LA)
    Club rig- (Sorry, no pix)
    Mesa Buster 2x10 Wedge; all tubes
    sitting on top of
    Mesa Diesel 1x15 Cabinet
    Both New Old Stock; both discontinued!!
    Used with A Yamaha NE-1 parametric EQ to "smooth out" the mids- "I've FOUND my SOUND!"

    Studio/ smaller rooms-
    Ampeg V4BH w SVT- 48HE cabinet

    Basses-MM Sterling
    '69 P-Bass
    Both 4-string, I'm old-school!
  4. Ian Hall

    Ian Hall

    May 31, 2002
    Sansamp RBI
    QSC PLX1602
    Boss CEB-3 Chorus
    Mesa Boogie Powerhouse 1000 cab

    Schecter Elite 5
    played in the style(kinda) of Tool/Deftones

    This rig is able to cleanly keep up with(and drown out) a Mesa Boogie Triple Rectifier head with 4x12 rec cab. Nuff Said. Tone flexibility is awesome, too.
  5. Si-bob


    Jun 30, 2001
    Hemel Hempstead, UK
    Focusrite / Novation
    well ok, if u insist

    Ampeg B2R
    Ampeg SVT-210HE
    Ampeg SVT-115E

    soon to be additions: (probly :D )
    Aphex 204 or 104, Eden CXM-112 (for small gigs and practise)

    i'm running a Bass Collection 335 5 string and a 4 string custom p-bass fretless through it all.

    sounds great IMO, nice distinctive, yet subtle tone.

  6. So far:

    Demeter VTBP-201s
    Crest Vs900

    I just ordered a Euphonic Audio CXL-112. It should be here in a few days.
  7. rllefebv


    Oct 17, 2000
    Newberg, Oregon
    Carvin R600 into 1 or 2 homemade 1X15 cabs. Full, deep bass with a nice mid-punch.

    Fender P, Fender Musicmaster, Epiphone Jack Casady, or DeArmond Ashbory... A Danelectro Longhorn also commands respect through the rig...


  8. BryanB

    BryanB Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Kern IP-777
    Aguilar DB 728
    SWR Megaliath 8x10

    Small Amps:
    Ampeg B15R

    Mesa Boogie BassBuster 200 2x10 combo (for sale!)

    Retrospec Squeeze Box
    Raven Labs True Blue EQ
    MoogerFooger Low-Pass Filter
    Dregdetone Angler
    Frantone Lo-Tone
    Akai HeadRush
    Fulltone Choral-Flange
    Voodoo Labs Pedal Power
    Sabine RT7000
    Samson Powerbrite Pro
    Korg PXB4

    Fender Roscoe Beck
    Warmoth Fretless Dlx 5
    Steinberger XL-2 Fretless (maybe for sale!)
  9. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Eden WT-300 (preamp only)
    Carvin DCM1000 (juice)
    Two Eden D-410XLTs.

    I use a passive MTD Kingston 5 and an EMG equiped Ibanez GSR200. I play metal, and all things aggressive.

    The setup works great, it's insanely loud, and gets low enough to have made one person sick. I'm doin just fine. :D
  10. GK 400RB III 210 combo with a 115 RBS cab.
    GK 1001 RB, 410RBH and 115 RBH cabs.

    Digitech BP 200 bass processer.

    Rickenbacker 4001
    Fender Jazz bass

    I play metal , rock and Rush. The Rickenbacker played through the 1001 with the horn loaded cabs is very loud and the treble punch will cut you in half. Having a great time!!
  11. SoComSurfing

    SoComSurfing Mercedes Benz Superdome. S 127. R 22. S 12-13.

    Feb 15, 2002
    Mobile, Al
    SWR Workingman's 2004 and 2x10T
    SWR Workingman's 4004, 2x10T, and 1x15T.

    Soon to switch the gigging set-up to practice, selling the practice rig, and gigging with a Mo' Bass and 2 Goliath IIIs (4x10).
  12. Marley's Ghost

    Marley's Ghost Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2002
    Tampa, FL
    Hartke HA5000
    SWR WM 2x10
    SWR WM 1X15

    Bi Amped.

    Looking to add an Avatar 2x10 the high end when I get some cassish :rolleyes:
  13. My new rig is in transit.

    I'll soon be playing through the following:

    Hartke 7000
    Avatar 2x10
    Avatar 1x15

    My practice/backup is a Fender Bassman 100

    Temporarily playing though a Sunn Colliseum 300 paired with an Ampeg 4x10/1x15.
  14. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

    My stuph is in the pic below. Currently I'm using what's in the rack, not the parametric sitting up top.

    Signal chain: bass, SansAmp Bass Driver DI (sometimes), Alembic tube preamp, Rane split-band compressor, Aphex enhancer, Stewart power amp.

    The Alembic has a very basic EQ, but is either very clean or has a smidge of tube warmth. The split band compressor works on highs and lows separately; when levels are properly set it is very transparent. The Aphex adds girth and clarity. The Stewart amp takes this tone and makes it a lot louder with no tone coloration and tons of headroom.

    I run this signal through SWR Goliath series cabinets: either a pair of 2x10 or one 6x10.

    I may replace the Alembic with the TC parametric preamp. The TC is solid state, but extremely clean and transparent, and the EQ section is incredibly powerful and versatile. Parametric EQs are not user friendly, and easily overused, but once you get the hang of 'em they give you exactly what you want. I never use much EQ, but it's there when I need it (or want it).

    Overall: my rig is powerful, versatile, and extremely quiet. It is extremely clean and transparent except when I use the SansAmp, which adds its own style of tone coloration.

  15. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

    Oh... I play everything from classic rock, blues, and Motown to modern rock, metal, and punk.

    AMJBASS Supporting Member

    Jan 8, 2002
    Ontario, Canada
    Let's see....

    SWR IOD pre-amp(soon to be Aguilar DB680!)
    QSC RMX1450
    Aguilar GS210 cabinet

    Acoustic Image Clarus
    Euphonic Audio VL108

    Soon...SWR Baby Blue II

    Renato Scrollavezza 7/8 double bass
    Warrior Signature 6 string
    1950's Kay fretless acoustic electric bass
    Modified PJ
    Soon...Fender American Jazz(this one really sounds good! They are holding it for me. This one just sings compared to other Jazz basses I have played)

    Boss Graphic EQ pedal
    Planet Waves Cables
    George L's cables

  17. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    70's Ampeg SVT and matching 8x10. (No, really, they match, they have the same seventy's "custom" grill covers. :) Pics soon.)

    My basses are nothing to brag about.
  18. bassist286


    Nov 22, 2001
    rhode island
    seeing that on my last gear post you all said my rig sucked i sold eveythng(for my self) but my crate bxh-220 head and my thumb-bo bass. i now have an swr jr. 2x10 nad a swr SOB. looking so soon buy a 750 even though it's discontinued :(
  19. thelastofus

    thelastofus Guest

    Jul 3, 2002
    Bakersfield, Ca
    fender american p bass, mesa 400+, powerhouse 1000 cab, that's for shows, for practice or playing in my worship band i use an ampeg b2 combo with a bse410 cab, not shabby for a 17 year old
  20. Pretty simple:

    Peavey Firebass700

    Ampeg 410HLF

    Boss GEB-7 Bass equalizer, Boss TU12 Tuner

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